Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay announces Admission to PhD Program for 2023–24 session (Spring Semester)


IIT Bombay PhD Admission 2023 – Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay invites applications for admission to the PhD Programs for the Academic Year 2023-24 (Spring Semester)


IIT Bombay Ph.D. Admission 2023


PhD Dept. / Facilities

  • Aerospace Eng.; Biosciences and Bio-Eng.; Chemical Eng.; Chemistry; Civil Eng.; Climate Studies; Computer Science and Eng.; Design; Earth Sciences; Educational Technology; Electrical Eng.; Energy Science and Eng.; Environmental Science & Eng.; Geoinformatics & Natural Resources Eng.; Humanities and Social Sciences (Economics, English, Philosophy, Sociology, Indian Science and Technology in Sanskrit); Industrial Eng.; and Operations Research; Mgt.; Mathematics; Mechanical Eng.; Metallurgical Eng.; and Materials Science; Centre for Research for Nanotechnology & Science; Physics; Centre for Policy Studies; Systems & Control Eng.; Centre for Technology Alternatives for Rural Areas; Centre for Urban Science & Eng


Important Dates

  • Availability of application forms September 12, 2023
  • Last date for submission of completed application forms  for  Spring Semester : October 20, 2023
  • Last date for Departments to send the list of candidates for the Test/Interview : October 31, 2023
  • To display the list of candidates called  for an entrance test and/or Interview : November 03, 2023
  • Date of Entrance Test and/or Interview (for all categories) For details please click to the  concerned Academic unit in the following link: emic divisions  
  • Recommendations from Heads of Dept/School/ Centre/ID groups to reach Academic Office : By December 13, 2023
  • Declaration of Result : December 19, 2023
  • Payment of fees on or before : December 24, 2023
  • Reporting & Orientation, Semester Registration (tentative) : January 02 & 03, 2024
  • Instruction begins  (tentative) : January 04, 2024


Eligibility Criteria

    • General   eligibility   criterion   for   Admission   in   all   academic   units   : Departments, Centres, Schools and Interdisciplinary Groups: 
  • Qualifying Degree:
    1. Master’s or equivalent degree in Engineering/Technology
    2. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology 
    3. Master’s or equivalent degree in science
    4. Master’s or equivalent degree in Arts/Commerce (or allied subjects)
  • For qualifying degree listed under (2), (3) & (4), candidates must also fulfill ONE of the following additional requirements:
    • Valid GATE/CEED/score
    • Selected through National Eligibility Test – UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship)
    • Selected   through  a  National  level  examination   conducted  by  MHRD  or  its agencies /Institutions such as UGC/ IIT/ IISc./ IISER/ IIIT etc.
    • Selected provisionally  for the DST ­INSPIRE Fellowship (provisional award letter to be produced)
    • Minimum of TWO years of professional experience (acquired after  obtaining the qualifying degree and completed before the starting of the semester in which  admission is sought)


Application Process

  • Candidates are required to apply online through the website
  • No Downloadable Forms will be available. After filling the form, you are advised to take a print of your application and keep the same for the record.
  • Please read the instructions given in the brochure carefully before filling up the application


Application Fee

  • For Women candidates : Rs. 150/-
  • For SC/ST/PwD category : Rs. 150/-
  • For All other candidates : Rs. 300/-
  • Mode of Payment: Through SBI Internet Banking/ Online Payment System


Admission Procedure

  • Admission is offered on the basis of an interview held usually a month before the commencement of the semester for which admission is sought.
  • The interview may be supplemented by a written test, if necessary.


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website


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